Cheryl Dyson

January 2014 Roundup

Happy February! I bet you have been wondering something that keeps you up late at night, wracked with anxiety. That something is: What are the XC publishing writers up to these days? Well, here’s your answer! New author Deb Ochery released her first erotica novel Be Careful What You Wish For at long last. Hurry […]

A Year in Review – 2013

2013 was a busy year for our authors, who spent most of their time trying to complete things, but also learning new and better ways to reach their readers. The website has been revamped and linked to WordPress for ease of posting and consistency. Each of our authors embarked on the road to blogging, not […]

The Dreaded Backstory

Ask a novelist one thing they hate about writing and they will probably list “backstory” as pretty high up on the list. Sometimes we’ve taken great pains (and weeks and weeks of research) to create an amazing world and populate it with a multitude of persons, creatures, warring factions, pious religions, and every sort of […]

The Hero – Balance in Pairs

A bit of background… I recently read that one of the keys to a successful blog is knowing who you are blogging to. Since I am a writer, obviously my blog readers should be, well, readers. Not just blog readers, but novel readers, and probably not just blog and novel readers but the sort of […]

The Idea Stork

The Stork, Of Course “Where do you get your ideas?” I hear this question frequently and it always makes me laugh. “From the Idea Stork,” I want to reply, “similar to the one that brings babies and those spiders that randomly show up in the bathtub.” It might be a more satisfying answer than the […]

The Creative Life – the beginning …

What is a creative life? The answer is wide open and different for each of us. We at XC Publishing will use this space to explore the meaning of this idea, from the beginning of the creative impulse — that still, small voice in the back of our minds — to the moment that it blooms […]

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